LAMBETH TO REINTRODUCE (OR EXTEND?) NOISE SERVICE BY END OF YEAR

The night time noise service operated by Lambeth council will be reintroduced - or extended - by the end of this year. Cllr Mohammed Seedat, cabinet member for community safety,  says the night time noise service "offering" will run from Thursday to Saturday (including the early hours of Sunday morning). "The most serious complaints will … Continue reading LAMBETH TO REINTRODUCE (OR EXTEND?) NOISE SERVICE BY END OF YEAR

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CROYDON’S YOUTH GIVE THEIR VIEWS ON KNIFE CRIME….AS LAMBETH BUSINESSES ARE FINED FOR SELLING KNIVES TO 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL ‘DECOY’

Over 200 young people attended Croydon Youth Summit on Saturday to share their views on knife crime. The speakers included Metropolitan Police’s Assistant Commissioner Martin Hewitt, who praised Croydon for its partnership work in tackling youth violence, which he held up Met-wide as ‘good practice’. The young people aged 11-24 put their questions and concerns … Continue reading CROYDON’S YOUTH GIVE THEIR VIEWS ON KNIFE CRIME….AS LAMBETH BUSINESSES ARE FINED FOR SELLING KNIVES TO 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL ‘DECOY’

…BUT LABOUR COUNCILLORS DON’T BACK CORBYN IN LAMBETH!!! – 29 SIGN ‘QUIT’ CALL TO THEIR NATIONAL LEADER

Lambeth council cabinet members were among 29 Labour councillors who signed a letter calling on party leader Jeremy Corbyn to quit. Cabinet members Matthew Bennett, Jim Dickson, Jane Edbrooke and Mohammed Seedat signed the petition along with overview and scrutiny committee chairman Ed Davie and chief whip Paul Gadsby. (Readers of Lambeth Labour's boroughwide leaflet … Continue reading …BUT LABOUR COUNCILLORS DON’T BACK CORBYN IN LAMBETH!!! – 29 SIGN ‘QUIT’ CALL TO THEIR NATIONAL LEADER

LAMBETHWATCH: SO….LOCAL ELECTIONS ARE ABOUT BREXIT – NOT LIBRARIES, DEMOLISHING COUNCIL ESTATES, WASTING MILLIONS ON CONSULTANTS?…JUST FANCY THAT!*

From Lambeth Labour Party Twitter: Also from Lambeth Labour Party Twitter: Mohammed Seedat‏ @moseeds (Labour Cllr and Streatham Wells ward candidate - Ed.) No policies in Lambeth from the Tories, Lib Dems or Greens. All 3 parties the same shade of 'do-nothing anti-everything', all varying shades of conservative. Only @LambethLabour has put forward actual progressive policies for … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: SO….LOCAL ELECTIONS ARE ABOUT BREXIT – NOT LIBRARIES, DEMOLISHING COUNCIL ESTATES, WASTING MILLIONS ON CONSULTANTS?…JUST FANCY THAT!*

BOROUGH’S FIRST-EVER ‘TACKLING VIOLENCE AGAINST YOUNG PEOPLE’ STRATEGY

A youth violence strategy is being introduced by Lambeth council for the first time. The strategy - unveiled at the council's cabinet meeting on Monday - will be community-led - and community-delivered. It will not just look to improve existing interventions but will work to: Prevent young people from being involved in youth violence in … Continue reading BOROUGH’S FIRST-EVER ‘TACKLING VIOLENCE AGAINST YOUNG PEOPLE’ STRATEGY

HELEN HAYES – AND LAMBETH COUNCIL – SLAM THAMES WATER / ‘ROGUE TRADERS’ IN NORTH OF BOROUGH – warning from Croydon trading standards

Thames Water have been slammed in the House of Commons by Dulwich and West Norwood MP Helen Hayes (Lab). She told fellow MPs: “In my constituency, we have had a Thames Water leak or burst every single week of the winter. “The pipe network is crumbling and causes constant problems, but it is not a … Continue reading HELEN HAYES – AND LAMBETH COUNCIL – SLAM THAMES WATER / ‘ROGUE TRADERS’ IN NORTH OF BOROUGH – warning from Croydon trading standards

HOMES FOR LAMBETH – THE VIEW FROM THE COUNCIL AND ITS OFFICERS – “Homes for Lambeth  is not like other council’s approaches. “It’s not a private developer – it’s 100 per cent owned by the council and accountable to the council.”

Cabinet were being asked to agree the Homes for Lambeth business plan for 2018-19, Cllr Paul McGlone, deputy leader of the council (investment and partnerships) told the meeting.   Subsequent years would see an annual business plan. "The key political message is it drives forward the ambition of this Labour administration to build 1,000 new … Continue reading HOMES FOR LAMBETH – THE VIEW FROM THE COUNCIL AND ITS OFFICERS – “Homes for Lambeth  is not like other council’s approaches. “It’s not a private developer – it’s 100 per cent owned by the council and accountable to the council.”